Good Morning and Happy Monday Everyone!
How are you doing at the beginning of this week?
We have been so busy making masks and making sure to get them to you, trying to get all of the lovely handmade art on our website, and making sure to bring you the best content that we can. It's hard to believe that life was different before all of this.
The good out of all of this is just how awesome you are! Yes, you! The one reading this blog post right now!
Because you are helping to make a difference even in this crazy time. However you can, you have been making sure to stay safe and healthy, which means that you are doing your part to keep this virus from spreading further.
Thank you to all of you who are on the front lines of this! Doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and all the other health care and emergency services people out there that are putting their lives (and the lives of their loved ones) on the line just to help others. Thank you to all the teachers who are working longer hours than before just to help their students to move forward. To all the service workers that help us continue to function as a community. To anyone out there who still goes to work every day, even with the threat of health on the line, to do what you can to help those of us who are at home.
Thank you all for doing your very best, every day, to keep us going. You're our hero's.
Keep thinking positive and keep moving forward!
Classes and Events
Wednesday evening we will be having a Live Stream on our Facebook page! We started hosting an items Live Stream at 6 p.m. so that you can see the items that we have in the store without having to leave the comfort of your home to check out our products! Each Live Stream will have a theme (normally by art type) that we will be showcasing for your convenience. Join us in supporting the local arts and being together as a community!
Saturday evening we will be having a Live Stream on our Facebook page! We started hosting an items Live Stream at 6 p.m. so that you can see the items that we have in the store without having to leave the comfort of your home to check out our products! Each Live Stream will have a theme (normally by art type) that we will be showcasing for your convenience. Join us in supporting the local arts and being together as a community!
Our YouTube channel is HERE!
We were able to get our YouTube channel up and running! Our first video is out and ready for you to enjoy! Let us know what you think by leaving us a comment on that video!
Coming up, we will have more instructional videos and crafts for you to be able to do while stuck at home.
The link to our channel is down below in the "Let's Get Social!" section of this blog post. Like and Subscribe to us there!
We need your help getting the word out about our Live Stream and Virtual Classes coming up!
Please like and share the events that are on the website, or on our social media pages. That is the best way that you can help us (other than doing what you can to take the classes or tune into the Live Stream!) so that we can continue to create amazing content for you guys as health concerns continue to rise.
Shopping with Us!
Are you local? Want to get out of the house, but protect yourself from getting sick? We have just the thing!
Come Window Shop with Us!
We have decorated our windows specifically with things that will be coming up in future Live Streams as a "sneak peek" just for you! All of our information is on the window, so if you see something you like, you can contact us directly! Super easy, just for you guys, and you'll be able to stretch your legs for a minute.
Check out our Online Shop!
We have been working hard to get all the lovely artwork we have in the shop online so that you can still support local artists! We're adding items as fast as we can! For all of our Creatives that are not local, this is for you especially! So make sure to check out the Shopping page here on our website!
Masks For Local Charity!
Several of our amazing artists have been working overtime to hand make face masks for the local doctors and for our store! These are high quality, come in adult and children sizes, and are reversible. Seriously, these are amazing!
We are only charging enough to pay the artist for her time and a couple cents extra to cover purchase fees. The couple cents that would have been profit for us, will be given to a local charity of our choice that has been doing amazing work during the CONVID-19 outbreak.
The charity is fighting local hunger in the Mebane, NC community by giving those who are food insecure free meals.
We are taking NEW orders starting today! So make sure to get in your order to not only help protect you and your family, but to protect those without food.
Artist of the Month
You may have thought it was a joke...but we weren't kidding! I (Heather. The one writing this post; right now!) am this month's Artist of the Month!
Read my meta blog post here and enjoy learning more about the one who is writing these blog posts, and sometimes even answering you on social media!
This month, the deal I'm offering is going to be coming out with YouTube tutorials for you to be able to do at home. You will have easy access to my lessons, and you will be able to do them from the comfort of your home! Paint along with me as we craft and ignore our problems...like normal adults!
Question for Our Creatives
As mentioned above, there are so many wonderful people that are working on our behalf during this time of quarantine. So our question this week is:
What would be a creative way for you to say "Thank You" to someone you know this week?
Leave how you are saying thank you in the comments below, or how you have over the past few weeks.
Let's Get Social!
Do you have a question or an idea? Let us know! Leave a commit below, sign up for our email list, or follow us on Social Media!
Here's a link to our Facebook page!
One for our Instagram page!
And one for our YouTube channel!
Practicing social distancing is great for not spreading the virus, but we miss being able to see you in the store! Reach out to us on your favorite social media platform, or send us an email, so that we can still talk to you!
Please continue to stay safe, healthy, and happy during this time. Let's be here for each other. It's hard enough times that you shouldn't have to go through it alone or feel unappreciated for your efforts.
We hope that you have a wonderful week!
XOXO - Impulsive